Fény utca 16., Hungary, 1022

Contact: Krisztina Rozgonyi, krisztina.rozgonyi@prkpartners.hu



Geographic area served: Hungary

Type of organization / entity: Private law firm, Private lawyer

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets; freelance journalists; NGOs that provide legal, financial or advocacy support for journalists/media outlets, and/or journalist associations.

Type of support: Legal, advocacy

Types of legal support: Providing supporting legal briefs and case law  to NGOs or journalist associations that are directly litigating cases involving journalists/media outlets facing legal proceedings; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets, Legal advocacy for specific cases and issues.

Types of cases: Cases involving defamation/libel brought against a journalist/media outlet; freedom of information claims brought by a journalist/media outlet, Cases involving issues of source protection and/or whistleblowing; contractual/labor disputes between staff journalists and employers; contractual/labor disputes between freelance journalists and media outlets

Fee structure: Pro-bono

Type of advocacy support: leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns in support of a journalist/media outlet facing legal proceedings or court challenges, leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns around specific policy or regulatory issues that impact journalists’ reporting practices and rights; advocacy support for labor issues or disputes.